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Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Headquartered in New York City, N.Y., Estee Lauder Companies Inc offers a range of employment opportunities in the cosmetics, from Retail Store Manager to Account Executive. The average Estee Lauder Companies Inc employee earns $64K per year. Though your experience level and geography do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Estee Lauder Companies Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Estee Lauder Companies Inc typically pays:
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Earning about $155K annually on average, Executive Directors receive the most money, followed by Marketing Managers ($85K), Packaging Engineers (approximately $80K), and Account Executives ($73K). Retail Store Managers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of around $45K.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $83K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $55K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $95K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($87K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Melville, N.Y. (around $85K), Miami, Fla. (approximately $81K), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $51K) is Bristol, Pa. Across Estee Lauder Companies Inc's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $86K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Safety Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $115K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Certified Packaging Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $75K per year on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Estee Lauder Companies Inc — these employees make the most at $174K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Leadership among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $125K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; just over a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Operations Management, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Benefits include paid time off, but Estee Lauder Companies Inc hands out more vacation days than sick days; a little more than half of workers report receiving the former, but only two in five employees report receiving the latter. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and stock options.

Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


72 %
28 %
$45,344 - $98,628
$49,176 - $104,805
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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